Release Train Engineer
Everest Global Services, Inc.

Hartford, Connecticut

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Release Train Engineer

Everest Global Services, Inc.

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Job Description:

Everest is a leading global reinsurance and insurance provider, operating for nearly 50 years through subsidiaries in the Europe, Bermuda, Canada, Singapore, US, and other territories. Our strengths include extensive product and distribution capabilities, a strong balance sheet, and an innovative culture. Throughout our history, Everest has maintained its discipline and focuses on creating long-term value through underwriting excellence and strong risk and capital management. But the most critical asset in this organization is our people.

At Everest, we are committed to the development of our people. We offer dynamic training & professional development to our employees. You will benefit from career development and learning opportunities that will let you set career goals and fulfill them, including:

• Generous tuition/continuing education reimbursement

• Mentoring opportunities

• Flexible work arrangements

• Talent development initiatives

• Networking groups

About the Role:

The Everest IT organization is looking to bring in an experienced Release Train Engineer to support our growing team. This role will be critical in the organizational shift to Agile delivery, with a focus on global expansion and some of the fastest growing and most impactful initiatives. Strong leadership, change management, and coaching skills are all key components to success in the role.

The Release Train Engineer will be responsible for the overall performance of teams within the ART (Agile Release Train). With superior communication skills, the incumbent will ensure that core business capabilities, via epics and features, are delivered with high quality, on time, and in alignment with our strategic objectives. The primary goal of the role is to drive end-to-end delivery of value in an Agile manner and in alignment with stakeholders and partners across development teams, trains, and business.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Facilitate ART events and drive PI execution and delivery through Agile processes and ceremonies.
  • Financial management of initiatives within the train's scope.
  • Capacity management within the train and in partnership with demand from other trains.
  • Facilitate PI Planning to ensure proper alignment of plans to business outcomes, and plan through dependencies internally and with partnering ARTs.
  • Represent teams through ceremonies such as Scrum of Scrums to remove obstacles and drive completion of release goals.
  • Promote continuous improvement and a collaborative environment in order to increase productivity.
  • Provide servant leadership and coaching to scrum masters and other team members to ensure development teams are adopting Agile practices.
  • Track and communicate overall train velocity and capability outcomes, with sprint and PI progress/burn down charts to management and stakeholders.

Work Experience and Qualifications:
  • Certified Release Train Engineer preferred.
  • 5+ years experience in Agile delivery
  • 2+ years experience as a Release Train Engineer
  • Experience leading delivery in a transitioning environment is a plus.
  • Experience with JIRA is a plus.
  • Experience in the insurance industry is a plus.

Our Culture

At Everest, our purpose is to provide the world with protection. We help clients and businesses thrive, fuel global economies, and create sustainable value for our colleagues, shareholders and the communities that we serve. We also pride ourselves on having a unique and inclusive culture which is driven by a unified set of values and behaviors. Click here to learn more about our culture.

  • Our Values are the guiding principles that inform our decisions, actions and behaviors. They are an expression of our culture and an integral part of how we work: Talent. Thoughtful assumption of risk. Execution. Efficiency. Humility. Leadership. Collaboration. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion.
  • Our Colleague Behaviors define how we operate and interact with each other no matter our location, level or function: Respect everyone. Pursue better. Lead by example. Own our outcomes. Win together.

All colleagues are held accountable to upholding and supporting our values and behaviors across the company. This includes day to day interactions with fellow colleagues, and the global communities we serve.




Time Type:
Full time

Primary Location:
Warren, NJ

Additional Locations:
Hartford, CT

Everest is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion or creed, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, genetics, physical or mental disability, age, marital status, civil union status, family or parental status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. As part of this commitment, Everest will ensure that persons with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodations. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact Everest Benefits at

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